A murder unanswered: The aftermath of Tevin Nelson's death

Friday, January 6, 2012 | 6:00 a.m. CST; updated 4:46 p.m. CST, Sunday, January 8, 2012

COLUMBIA Tevin Nelson's favorite holiday was Halloween. It gave him an excuse to act as he normally did — totally silly. He liked to wear masks from slasher films, chase his younger relatives and mock the women in exaggerated falsetto. It was his time of the year to shine, and his family loved it.